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Triberg is the most visited destination in the Black Forest and for good reason.  The town plays host to a line of souvenir, cuckoo clock, and craft stores several hundred meters long.  Cafes, bakeries, and restaurants all display signs offering "authentic" Black Forest cake to visitors.  Make sure you taste this exquisite chocolate cake while you are there--you won't be dissappointed!

Black Forest Cake

The main sights around town are its tourist shopping district, the Gutach River Wasserfall, and the Maria in der Tanne baroque church.

Souvenier and Cuckoo Clock Shops  
Triberg
Triberg Strip

Be forewarned, this forest town is not for the faint of heart.  The town lies on steep hills, so bring comfortable shoes and come in good physical condition.  Take a look at our Triberg Map to get directions to the town and to see the Gutach River hiking route.
 

Nearby Sights

Ludwisgburg CastleLUDWIGSBURG CASTLE
This magnificent castle and its extensive grounds are often referred to as the Versailles of Southern Germany.  The baroque palaces are one of the highlights of the German state of Baden-Württemburg. 


Ulm CathedralUlm
The city of Ulm dates as far back as 854 AD.  It's cathedral lays claim to having the world's tallest steeple, and after you have climbed the 768 steps to the top you won't argue this fact.

MunichMunich
Munich (München) is well known for its Oktoberfest festivities and for its delicious yeast-wheat beers (Hefeweizen).  But the capital of Bavaria has much to offer tourists not just in October, but all year round.

HohenschwangauHohenschwangau
Take a trip into the Bavarian Alps to see the castle Bavaria's Mad King Ludwig grew up in.



Neuschwanstein Castle
Neuschwanstein

Venture into the Bavarian Alps and visit the fairy tale landmark upon which the Walt Disney based his Disney Land Castle: Mad King Ludwig's Schloss Neuschwanstein.

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